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Keep the Flame Alive: Match the Olympic Torchbearer to the Games!
by Staff
Everyone chosen to help carry the Olympic torch from Athens to a game's host city experiences a great honor. But an elite few are offered the rare and exceptional privilege of being the ultimate torchbearer -- the one who lights the Olympic cauldron during the opening ceremonies. Can you match the torchbearers to their games?

Li Ning

  • Tokyo 1964
  • Beijing 2008
  • Seoul 1988

Robyn Perry

  • Calgary 1988
  • Vancouver 2010
  • Lake Placid 1932

Nikolaos Kaklamanakis

  • Athens 2004
  • Paris 1924
  • Helsinki 1952

Rafer Johnson

  • Sydney 2000
  • Berlin 1936
  • Los Angeles 1984

Muhammad Ali

  • Atlanta 1996
  • Moscow 1980
  • Los Angeles 1984

Dr. Charles Morgan Kerr

  • Munich 1972
  • Lake Placid 1980
  • Montreal 1976

Ken Henry

  • Torino 2006
  • Innsbruck 1976
  • Squaw Valley 1960

Fritz Schilgen

  • Helsinki 1952
  • Berlin 1936
  • Amsterdam 1928

Stefania Belmondo

  • Torino 2006
  • Oslo 1952
  • Lake Placid 1980

Paavo Nurmi and Hannes Kolehmainen

  • Helsinki 1952
  • Rome 1960
  • Moscow 1980

Prince Haakon

  • Cortina d'Ampezzo 1956
  • Innsbruck 1964
  • Lillehammer 1994

Eigil Nansen

  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1936
  • Oslo 1952
  • St. Moritz 1928

Cathy Freeman

  • Los Angeles 1984
  • Sydney 2000
  • London 1948

Sandra Dubravcic

  • Albertville 1992
  • Calgary 1988
  • Sarajevo 1984

Antonio Rebollo

  • Rome 1960
  • Barcelona 1992
  • Mexico 1968

Günter Zahn

  • Munich 1972
  • Montreal 1976
  • Sydney 2000

Alain Calmat

  • Squaw Valley 1960
  • Grenoble 1968
  • St. Moritz 1948

Midori Ito

  • Nagano 1998
  • Sapporo 1972
  • Salt Lake City 2002

Guido Caroli

  • Torino 2006
  • Grenoble 1968
  • Cortina D'Ampezzo 1956

Yoshinori Sakaï

  • Tokyo 1964
  • Los Angeles 1932
  • Seoul 1988